Ep. 99: OKC-GSW With Travon Free

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons welcomes comedian and ‘Any Given Wednesday’ writer Travon Free to break down the Thunder’s athletic advantage, Westbrook’s alpha-dog mentality (14:00), the Spurs’ championship runs (17:00), playing high school basketball with Tyson Chandler (21:00), Curry’s clean image (28:00), Steven Adams’s bruiser status (32:00), losing to…
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Ep. 98: Craig Kilborn

Craig Kilborn talks about his lifelong love of basketball and the Timberwolves, as well as his time at ESPN, Comedy Central and CBS.
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Ep. 97: Restaurateur David Chang

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons brings on world-renowned chef David Chang to discuss the beginning of Noodle Bar, Momofuku’s move to D.C. (12:00), “selective competitiveness” with critics (18:00), the Redskins’ and Clippers’ tragic flaws (26:00), the Pats’ professionalism (31:00), hanging with John McEnroe (33:00), the best chef-inspired films (40:00),…
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Ep. 96: Michael Rapaport

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Michael Rapaport to discuss Harvey Keitel’s ‘Copland’ advice, the Knicks and David Blatt (13:00), Prince’s “stickman” credentials (17:00), MJ’s fashion sense (25:00), LeBron’s teammate potential (31:00), Cavs-GSW (40:00), Dwight Howard’s next stop (46:00), Dr. J’s legacy (50:00), Matt Dillon’s longevity (1:03:00),…
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Ep. 95: Billionaire Investor Chris Sacca

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by billionaire investor and ‘Shark Tank’ star Chris Sacca to discuss Google’s profit ceiling (8:00), Twitter’s lack of innovation (20:00), YouTube vs. Google Videos (28:00), the genesis of Uber (38:00), the e-sports revolution or lack thereof (46:00), Snapchat’s success (1:01:00), Mark Cuban…
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Ep. 93: Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks to Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele about their new film, ‘Keanu’; writing comedy sketches (20:00); the state of edgy improv (37:00); and impersonating President Obama (53:00).
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Ep. 93: Chuck Klosterman, Wesley Morris, and Joe House

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons talks to Chuck Klosterman about Prince as one of the most prolific musicians of his era, and they revisit the film ‘Purple Rain.’ Wesley Morris comes on to share his memories of the artist, and ponders what other musicians we’ll mourn when they die…
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Ep. 92: Louis C.K.

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons chats with comedian Louis C.K. about owning his own show (‘Horace and Pete’), battling the stigma of “being broke” (18:00), internet headline culture (28:00), the creative decisions behind ‘Horace and Pete’ (35:00), the ‘Golden Globes’ with Jessica Lange (45:00), Garry Shandling’s silent impact (52:00),…
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Ep. 91: Haralabos Voulgaris and Katie Baker

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons preps for the NBA playoffs with Haralabob, who calls in from an undisclosed location to discuss GSW’s historic regular season, the Cavs’ upset potential (8:00), the Thunder’s incompetence (15:00), OKC’s crunch-time lineup (26:00), Kobe’s 60-point finale (32:00), stopping GSW (37:00), a gentler Popovich (45:00),…
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Ep. 90: Draymond Green

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons welcomes world-champion Warriors forward Draymond Green to discuss 73 wins, GSW’s management of playing time (8:00), their “lucky” 2015 championship (12:00), Curry’s added edge (16:00), the Game 7 loss to LAC (19:00), the proposed Klay Thompson–Kevin Love trade (28:00), Magic’s mentorship (38:30), Curry’s confidence…
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